Tag: Forsyth Park

John Bennett, new Savannah Bicycle Campaign director, on parks & parking

Congratulations to John Bennett, the new executive director of the Savannah Bicycle Campaign. From Connect Savannah: Bennett will be responsible for coordinating the Savannah Bicycle Campaign’s events, including the annual Earth Day Wheelie ride and the Midnight Garden Ride. He…

of Montreal in Forsyth Park at the 2013 Savannah Stopover (photos)

I had never seen of Montreal perform live, so I was among the thousands who turned out on Friday night for a free, all-ages concert in Forsyth Park that was obviously one of the highlights of the 2013 Savannah Stopover.

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Savannah Stopover releases details for free Forsyth Park concert featuring of Montreal

Savannah Stopover today released the final details about the Forsyth Park concert on Friday, March 8 with of Montreal and Royal Canoe.

Savannah Stopover preview: of Montreal

This is the first in a series of Savannah Stopover previews that I’m planning to post between now and the festival, which runs from March 7 to 9.

Savannah Stopover announces first 40 bands; of Montreal playing free Forsyth Park concert

Lots of good news today about the 2013 Savannah Stopover festival.

CEO Kayne Lanahan and her team announced the first 40 bands and a few other details for March 7-9, including of Montreal performing a free show in Forsyth Park on Friday, March 8. What a coup.

For lots more details, check out Savannah Stopover returns with free concert in Forsyth Park; In its third year, festival will feature more than 70 bands by Jason Kendall in Tuesday’s Savannah Morning News.

Savannah Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon band lineup and course map

Click here to go to the official website for the Savannah Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on Saturday, Nov. 3. I’ve got some of the key information in this post, which I will update with news regarding traffic and the like as developments warrant.

Savannah Jazz Festival: photos of closing night in Forsyth Park

The pics here include Huxsie Scott, Ben Tucker, Warren Chiasson (on the vibraphone), Teddy Adams, Howard Paul, Skip Jennings, Andreas Varady, and Tony Monaco. If you’re not sure who’s who, please don’t hesitate to ask in the comments.

Square Fest a good sign for Savannah music scene, but teens need more such chances to engage

We can rebuild some generational bridges by opening up the city’s live music scene to 18-20 year olds who are currently banned from most of Savannah’s venues.

Savannah Jazz Festival 2012 schedule and lineup, Sept. 23-30

The 2012 headliners include Li’l Ed and the Blues Imperials, Doc Handy Quintet, Jay Stewart Band, Andreas Varady Quartet, and the Tony Monaco B3 Trio.

More thoughts on Savannah’s use of public space

A link to today’s City Talk column plus the intriguing possibility of an amphitheater at Trustees Garden.

Creativity, Squelchers, and Savannah’s future

“What distinguishes thriving cities from those that stagnate and decline is a group of people [Jane Jacobs] calls the “squelchers.” Squelchers, she explains, are those political, business, and civic leaders that divert human creative energy by posing roadblocks and saying “no” to new ideas.”

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals / JJ Grey & Mofro – Forsyth Park – 06/01/12

Good intentions + Conflicting agendas = Bad design

Lessons we need to learn from the inadequate “bandshell” in Forsyth Park.

Cool Savannah happenings: SCAD’s Sidewalk Arts Festival

It was another hot and gorgeous spring Saturday for SCAD’s Sidewalk Arts Festival.